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Ford EcoSport diesel recalled over glow plug issue

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Ford EcoSport diesel recalled over glow plug issue

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Well, this is slightly awkward. Launched just over 2 weeks, ago, the diesel Ford EcoSport is being recalled to relocate the glow plug module in the car.

The American manufacturer has released a statement saying that a potential concern with the diesel variants of the compact SUV was found during routine checks. This suspected issue can be fixed by relocating the glow plug module, and Ford is contacting customers to take their vehicle to their dealership to have the work carried out.

The highly anticipated EcoSport was launched on the 26th of June with an offer of 3 engines, one of which is a 1.5-litre diesel. According to reports, public response has been great with more than 20,000 cars already booked. However, Ford would’ve definitely wanted to avoid a product recall so early in the car’s life cycle. Could this affect the EcoSport’s future in the market? Let us know what you think, in the comments section below.

 

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Lakshya Agrawal
A mechanical engineering student, Lakshya eats breathes and sleeps cars. He spends his days working on a formula racing car, and nights listening to electronic music. A perfect new connection to the iGyaan Team.
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